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FTC hits Twitter with snark and $150 million fine for allegedly selling security data to advertisers

Company broke previous promise to protect users’ personal information. Constantine von Hoffman on May 26, 2022 It’s never a good sign for a company when the Federal Trade Commission gets snarky. So, it was bad news for Twitter on Wednesday when the FTC said: “Twitter to pay $ 150 million penalty for allegedly breaking its … Continue reading FTC hits Twitter with snark and $150 million fine for allegedly selling security data to advertisers

This is Elon Musk’s opportunity to make Twitter users more open minded

By Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic   April 28, 2022 Elon Musk is one of the most widely spoken about people in the world, the richest person in the world ($266 billion), and the man behind Tesla, SpaceX, Neuralink, and now Twitter (as reported in Jeff Bezos’s Washington Post). His seemingly spontaneous and unfiltered tweets (which included calling … Continue reading This is Elon Musk’s opportunity to make Twitter users more open minded

Twitter ditches its tabbed timeline mere days after rolling it out

Twitter ditches its tabbed timeline mere days after rolling it out “We heard you.” I. Bonifacic @igorbonifacic March 14th, 2022 Thomas Trutschel via Getty Images Just days after introducing a feature that made an algorithmically-generated feed the default for iOS users, Twitter is changing things back to the way they were before. “We heard you,” … Continue reading Twitter ditches its tabbed timeline mere days after rolling it out

Twitter tests e-commerce waters with new feature for in-app purchases

Experimental Twitter Shops lets brands display up to 50 items which users can buy Danny Goodwin on March 14, 2022 A new Twitter feature would put the company in competition with social e-commerce giants like TikTok and Instagram. Called Twitter Shops, the experimental feature lets brands who create a shop can curate up to 50 … Continue reading Twitter tests e-commerce waters with new feature for in-app purchases

Twitter Adds Free Performance Ad Tools To Woo Advertisers

Twitter Adds Free Performance Ad Tools To Woo Advertisers by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, January 25, 2022 Twitter on Tuesday introduced improvements to its ad capabilities, building off the company’s 2021 product roadmap to improve performance advertising and measurement on the platform in 2022. The company is on track to rid its portfolio of software that … Continue reading Twitter Adds Free Performance Ad Tools To Woo Advertisers